Miscellany, Oct. 14, 1946

Silver Lining. In Milwaukee, Joseph Lobner, after a three-year stomachache, finally had himself Xrayed, found he had swallowed a fork.

Burned Up. In Tulsa, police seized a landlord who set fire to his property to burn a tenant out.

Unconventional. In New Haven, Conn., Michael Whalen made a 15-minute nominating speech at the county convention, sat down, suddenly realized he had not mentioned his candidate's name.

Dislocated. In Clay County, Mo., a bewildered resident consulted two county maps, found his street listed as North Terrace, Fortieth Ave., Devon Road, Thirty-Sixth St., Piburn Road, Fifth...

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